Engineering

Chicago, IL

Web Developer at mRelief

About mRelief

mRelief provides an easy-to-use platform online and through SMS that enables Americans to find out if they qualify for public assistance. Our mission is to restore dignity by transforming access to social services. In 2016, mRelief connected over 100,000 families to social services.

Our supporters include Google, Microsoft, Twilio, and Clear Channel. mRelief has been backed by Y Combinator, the Knight Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation. Our clients include the California Department of Social Services, Hunger Solutions New York and the Catholic Charities.

Job Description

We are looking for an outstanding Ruby on Rails and React developer to join our team and help transform access to social services. This is a full-time position located in Chicago, IL.

As soon as you start at mRelief, you will play a critical role in building an affirming process for families to apply for food stamps.

Technical Qualifications

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Front-end experience with React
  • Experience with test-driven development using RSpec and Capybara
  • 2+ years of industry experience with Ruby and JavaScript
  • Experience with AI is a plus

Additional Qualifications

  • Deep passion for mRelief’s work and civic technology
  • Willingness and eagerness to work on transformative technology in a startup environment
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to communicate clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong sense of mission and value alignment with mRelief
  • Ability to collaborate and pair-program effectively
  • Ability to thrive in an outcome-driven work environment

Benefits

For full-time employees, we pay medical, dental, vision, life insurance premiums and professional development opportunities to foster a culture of learning.

Apply

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please send a resume, GitHub profile and a cover letter explaining your interest in working at mRelief to mrelief.form@gmail.com.

Operations and Marketing Associate at mRelief

About mRelief

mRelief provides an easy-to-use platform online and through SMS that enables Americans to find out if they qualify for public assistance. Our mission is to restore dignity by transforming access to social services. In 2016, mRelief connected over 100,000 families to social services.

Our corporate supporters include Google, Microsoft, Twilio, and Clear Channel. mRelief has been backed by Y Combinator, the Knight Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation. Our clients include the California Department of Social Services, Hunger Solutions New York, the Catholic Charities and the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

Job Description

We are looking for an outstanding Operations and Marketing Associate to pioneer systems for success for mRelief’s internal infrastructure and to manage an array of digital and text messaging based outreach initiatives.

This Associate will also be given the opportunity learn about digital campaigns focused on engaging people in poverty to find out if they qualify for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), the program commonly known as food stamps. Thus, this requires an innovative approach to identifying and engaging a community that is often not the subject of marketing campaigns. This is a full-time position located in Chicago, IL. As soon as you start at mRelief, you will play a critical role in developing systems for success and driving awareness about how families can apply for social services in the most affirming way possible.

Marketing and Operations Associate tasks include:

  • Systematizing responses to incoming questions from low-income families
  • Systematizing reimbursement tracking for organizational expenses
  • Systematizing and executing onboarding processes
  • Systematizing reports and thank you letters to supporters and online donors
  • Assisting with documentation of meetings and coordinating follow-up to key stakeholders
  • Testing and Managing Adwords, Bing Search and Facebook Ads
  • Generating messaging and creative content to test with low-income populations to identify what resonates
  • Managing social media presence - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and driving users to mRelief

You should:

  • Have honed an expertise in operations and systematizing processes
  • Be excited about learning a new skill
  • Located in Chicago
  • Interested in social impact, social services a plus
  • Organized, detailed oriented, and computer literate
  • Women and minorities encouraged to apply

Apply

Please send your resume and a quick cover letter about a systematized process you have streamlined to: mrelief.form@gmail.com.

mRelief is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Over 100,000 families connected to social services and counting.